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Cities Test - Exam Review

Despite the problems of rapid growth, the cities of the late 1800's continued to grow because
they were the sources of jobs
The groups that migrated to the cities after the Civil War included large numbers of all of the following groups except
eastern farmers
during the 1880's, when Southern blacks immigraded to the cities
black women found work more ofteen than did black men
during the late 1800's immigrants to the US tended to become
unskilled workers
people flocked to the cities for all the following, except
no more farmland was available for settlement
fear of and resentment against foreign immigrants in the late 1800's led to all of the following developments except
the President's support of literacy requirements for immigrants
most of the new immigrants in the last four decades of the 1800's were
rural people, who had difficulties adjusting to the American city life
great civic projects in the late nineteenth century included all of the following except
the Columbian Exposition in Chicago
Urban transoportation challenges in the late nineteenth century included all the following except
a shortage of gasoline production to power automobiles
The city machine and "boss rule" were created and continued to thrive because
immigrants needed services and employment
new merchandising techniques at the turn of the nineteenth century included
the making and marketing of ready-made clothes
during the late 1800's, the most significant effect of the change in incomes upon society was that
the middle class grew larger and more prosperous
Montgomery Ward and Sears Roebuck stores were the first to
provide mail-order catalogs in rural areas
The new system of mass consumption had the most dramatic impact on
middle class women
in the lat 1800's, the most popular of the new spectator sports was
organized football was first played by
college students
the begginings of popular culture in the late 1880's, gave rise to all of the following forms of entertainment except
in the late 1800's and early 1900's, the only form of pupilar entertainment open to large numbers of blacks was
the first truely universal mass-entertainment medium, which reached all areas of the country and all levels of population was
motion picture
the ethnic working clas showed gread enthusiasm in its celebration of
the fourth of July